Skip to main content

tv   America This Morning  ABC  October 19, 2016 4:00am-4:30am MDT

4:00 am
making news in america this wednesday morning, it is debate day, the final face-off between donald trump and hillary clinton. how they're preparing in vegas and where this morning trump has another trick up his sleeve inviting a supporter with the last name obama. we're live with the latest. police are searching for suspects after shots fired in a school parking lot wounding four students. this morning witnesses are describing why they thought it was a prank. caught on camera, new video of a theft that could change the way you pump gas. and the obamas host their final white house state dinner complete with a long list of celebrities and an italian menu.
4:01 am
final presidential debate now just hours away. >> yes, donald trump and hillary clinton are engaging, in the meantime, in psychological warfare of sorts. clinton will have mark cuban and republican business executive meg whitman in the debate hall for her and president obama's half brother will be there to support donald trump. meanwhile, the president is slamming trump over his claims that the election is rigged. abc's stephanie ramos has the latest. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: diane and kendis, good morning. this is it. this is donald trump clinton's last chance to make a case in front of tens of millions of voters and senior campaign officials say a more aggressive trump will show up to the debate tonight. as for clinton, her camp says people will appreciate how she stands up to him. hillary clinton touching down in las vegas for a final one-on-one matchup against donald trump. clinton spending the last few days in new york preparing for the debate making no apologies as donald trump mocks her study
4:02 am
>> she's resting. when she rested for the last debate, she didn't do too well. >> reporter: clinton's camp would disagree. her team saying the debate prep pays off and the polls prove it. tonight clinton is expected to go after trump's rigged election claim and allegations of trump's sexual misconduct. >> i have tremendous respect for women. >> reporter: with less than three weeks to go until election day, trump will try to turn the page after a slew of recent allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward women in the past. at least nine women have now misconduct. one of those women, a "people" in 2005 she met with the trumps for a profile story. but says when melania was out of the room, trump shut the door behind us and within seconds he was pushing me against the wall and forcing his tongue down my throat. trump denies it. >> why wasn't it part of the story? >> reporter: but "people" magazine published testimonials from five of the reporter's friends and colleagues who say she confided in them shortly
4:03 am
trump will also be pressed to defend his claims that the election is being rigged against him. president obama calling him out on it. >> he started whining before the game is even over. if whenever things are going badly for you and you lose, you start blaming somebody else, then you don't have what it takes to be in this job. >> reporter: after tonight's debate, clinton campaign officials say she'll have an aggressive schedule in these final weeks. as for trump, he's predicting he'll win one of the greatest victories in political history. kendis, diane, back over to yo >> all right, stephanie ramos live from washington for us. stephanie, thanks. and, of course, we'll have full coverage of the third and final debate tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern time right here on abc and also livestreamed on an investigation is under way into possible voter fraud in indiana. officials say thousands of first names and birth dates were changed in the statewide voter registration system but so far they found no indication the system had been compromised. abc news surveyed election
4:04 am
all of them deny any fraud. hillary clinton is facing more criticism over a new batch of e-mails released by wikileaks. one e-mail apparently sent by campaign chairman john podesta in march listed dozens of possible vice presidential picks. the names were organized under so-called food groups sorted by race, gender and other categories and bernie sanders was alone at the bottom of that list. wikileaks founder julian assange may be paying a price for all of those leaks. ecuador's embassy in l confirms assange's internet access has been cut off. assange has been at that embassy for more than four years avoiding extradition to sweden where he faces sex crimes allegations. the state department denies claims that ecuador was pressured to cut assange off and ecuador says it acted on its own. isis is reportedly preventing civilians from leaving mosul as the battle over the iraqi city enters its third day. the u.s. is helping a 94,000-member coalition try to
4:05 am
hold on the city. a bbc report says isis militants are now sending civilians toward buildings that may be targeted by air strikes, and this morning we're seeing new isis propaganda video. militants firing weapons and a rocket at an iraqi bulldozer destroying that vehicle. an eight-hour humanitarian cease-fire, meanwhile, is under way in syria but not without controversy. russia is lashing out saying rebels refuse to withdraw from aleppo. the russians also claim that rebels are preventing civilians from leaving in order to use them as human shields. meanwhile, doctors without borders says the cease-fire is too short to allow the wounded to be evacuated safely. a manhunt is under way in this country for suspects after four students were shot near their high school in san francisco. the students were in the parking lot when they were hit by gunfire. a 15-year-old female victim is in critical condition this morning and police do believe she was the target of that shooting.
4:06 am
believe what was happening. >> i saw people running through the hallway. i thought it was a joke. i thought it was a prank. something was going on, but by the look on everybody's face, that's just something you can't fake. >> san francisco police are on the hunt for the four suspects. there will be extra security on that campus today. and summerlike warmth is gripping lots of the country. yesterday we saw record highs in baltimore, hartford, washington, d.c. and jackson, kentucky, and the warm weather will stick around today. more records could be broken from the northeast to the deep south. temperatures will approach 90 near atlanta and new orleans. low 80s again in new york city and washington, d.c. and we're also watching this tropical system forming in the atlantic. it will likely become tropical storm otto by the end of the week, and we'll be tracking its path for you. and those warm temperatures greeted hundreds of guests last night at the white house. >> yeah, and the first lady sure heated things up with that dress.
4:07 am
minister and his wife for their 13th and final state dinner. a lot of people talking about the rose gold dress from versace that the first lady wore. now, during his toast the president raised a glass to the alliance between the u.s. and italy, and he got a little personal, as well. >> matteo and i both married up and because of our wives, we eat better, we dress better, we are better, and we thank you both. >> that was very nice. now, singer gwen stefani entertained the nearly 400 guests. they were treated to a menu of italian dishes cooked by celebrity chef mario batali there. we're going to have more on the event later on in this half hour. still ahead, galaxy note 7 owners have filed the first class action lawsuit against samsung, but not for the phones catching fire. and breaking overnight, a brush fire sparking in southern
4:08 am
swimmer missing at sea for hours has been found alive.
4:09 am
4:10 am
firefighters near los angeles have been battling a small but stubborn brush fire overnight. the flames are being pushed by winds of up to 40 miles per ho but so far it's not threatening any structures. then in colorado at least five homes have been destroyed by this out-of-control fire. the junkins fire has burned more than 16,000 acres and forced thousands of residents from their homes. the fire started when high winds blew a metal outbuilding into the power lines, and now those winds are helping spread the fire. a manhunt is underway in mexico after a judge who presided over drug lord el chapo's cases was gunned down in
4:11 am
video shows judge vicente bermudez jogging before he was shot in the head. bermudez has presided over appeals over several drug cartel figures including joaquin "el chapo" guzman. the mexican president promised a full investigation. two experienced divers have died in an underwater cave in central florida some 260 feet below the surface. it took dive teams two days to recover their bodies. the huge network of caves known as the eagle's nest is north of tampa. at least ten divers have died in those caves. samsung is facing its first class action lawsuit over its galaxy note 7 smartphones. the case was filed in federal court in new jersey, but it's not directly connected to the phones catching fire. instead owners are seeking damages because they had to keep paying down their contracts even after being told to power down the devices and wait for a replacement. and people getting social security will see a small increase in their checks next year. about $5 a month for the average recipient.
4:12 am
might not be much, but it still tops this year's zero percent increase. delta air lines is out with some new outfits forts more than 60,000 workers. flight attendants and others showed off the new line, which was designed by zac posen, the famed designer. now, delta calls the uniforms contemporary. the airline also says they fuse bold colors and classic styles and the outfits reflect the innovative spirit of delta. there are some unique colors that are being used including what delta calls passport plum, cruising cardinal and ground speed graphite. >> wow. >> all right. those sound a little tested, focus group tested. they're expected to be in use companywide by 2018. looking good there. when we come back, don't turn your back even when pumping gas. the brazen theft caught on camera. and the viral video of a daredevil's jump when he misses
4:13 am
can't see it. can't taste it. but there's so much more to it. here's how benefiber? works. inside us are trillions of good microflora that support digestive health. the prebiotic fiber in benefiber? nourishes them... and what helps them, helps you. clear, taste-free, benefiber?. ? ? ? give extra. get extra. does your child need help with digestive balance? try align junior probiotic. so she can have a fraction dominating... status updating... hello-yellow-belt kind of day. get 24/7 digestive support with align junior. the #1 doctor recommended probiotic brand, now for kids. our special today is the seared ahi tuna. don't you hate that? when they don't tell you how much something costs and you have to ask? maybe that's why i always make sure to... ... ?bring up the costs associated with your services.? i know. transparency about costs.
4:14 am
? don't let the food you eat during the day haunt you at night. nexium 24hr... shuts down your stomach's active acid pumps... to stop the burn of frequent heartburn... all day and night. have we seen them before? banish the burn with nexium 24hr. (vo) combine the right things. and something amazing happens. that's our inspiration for fancy feast medleys. wild salmon primavera. tastes amazing. also in pate. fancy feast medleys. after brushing, listerine? total care strengthens teeth, helps prevent cavities and restores tooth enamel. it's an easy way to give listerine? total care to the total family. listerine? total care. one bottle, six benefits. power to your mouth?. if you've gone to extremes to escape your nasal allergies... try clarispray. from the makers of claritin. clarispray provides 24-hour, prescription strength relief from sneezing, runny nose, and nasal congestion.
4:15 am
this may look like a scene in san francisco or london perhaps with all that fog rolling through, but this actually played out in boston. it happened because of moisture coming in from the ocean mixing in with what weather people call onshore winds. >> beautiful scene. kind of creepy. speaking of travel, though, let's check the road conditions for this morning. it'll be dry in boston and along most of the east coast. some wet roads from the great lakes across the midwest and all the way to texas and louisiana may complicate driving for some this morning. also wet in the northwest. singer adam levine and his family have been the target of what appears to be a cruel prank. >> so, someone accused levine of hitting his wife and newborn baby girl, but police say the police allegation turned out to be totally false. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: police in los
4:16 am
claiming maroon front man adam levine was abusing his supermodel wife behati prinsloo and 4-week-old daughter dusty rose. >> any time an allegation is made where a child is being abused and, in particular, a very young child, they're going to immediately want to jump on it. >> reporter: abc news learning the lapd's juvenile division investigated the complaint and found no evidence of abuse and closed the case. but this morning, while police say no charges have been filed, some experts say the grammy the call to police reminiscent of s.w.a.t.'ing, making a prank call to trigger a s.w.a.t. team response on innocent victims. kayna whitworth, abc news, new york. now here's a video that can serve as a reminder to us all to be alert even when you're pumping gas. this happened in south florida, you can see two men pull up on the left just across from a woman who is about to fill up
4:17 am
credit card, one guy sneaks into the seat, grabs her purse and then you see the thieves take off and drive away. she's standing right there the whole time. and police in atlanta say a teen driver was at the wheel of a stolen car when it flipped landing on a house. the 16-year-old was thrown into a neighboring yard and is now in critical condition. witnesses say they saw the car crash into fences, mailboxes and power lines before finally launching into that house. and a new jersey woman may be alive this morning thanks to the kindness of strangers. this dash cam video shows th moments after she was thrown from her car and then pinned underneath it. seven good samaritans stopped and help lift the car off of her. the woman is now in critical condition with multiple broken bones but is expected to recover. an emotional moment late last night on a massachusetts beach. a swimmer lost at sea for hours finally walking into the arms of his worried wife. the man had been in the ocean with his son-in-law when they were swept away by a strong current. now, police located the
4:18 am
managed to pull the other man to safety after searching for an hour. now to some sports. let's start with baseball, shall we. >> yeah, things are getting a little tighter in both league championship series. highlights now from espn. good morning, america. i'm scott van pelt. tuesday in sports belonged to the american league and national league championship series. we begin, chavez ravine in los angeles. who would take a 2-1 lead in this series? the cubs gave the ball to jake arrieta, the reigning cy young award winner in the national league, and after a great at bat, yasmani grandal, a two-run homer to give the dodgers a 3-0 lead. they would go on to win win 6-0 and shut out the cubs for the second consecutive time. another home run provided by justin turner. cubs shut out in back-to-back games for the first time in a couple of years. huge game four in the offing. huge game four for toronto. if they lost, the series was
4:19 am
a.l.mvp josh donaldson in the home run column for the first time this postseason. big shot there gives them a 1-0 lead and donaldson providing great defense as well. here in the top of the fifth that diving stop off the bat of carlos santana prevents the game tying run from certainly scoring. jays go on to win. they'll need to keep winning if they don't want their season to come to an end. the season yet to start in the nba. that gets under way next week. we finish up the preseason here on espn wednesday, knicks and celtics 7:30 eastern followed by the warriors and the lakers at 10:00 eastern. we will see you en up next in "the pulse," who is next in line for the rock & roll hall of fame? plus, what took them so long? m&ms new favor appears to already be a big hit. man: i accept i'm not the deep sea fisherman i was. i accept i'm not out on the ocean wrestling marlin.
4:20 am
a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't go after anything with less than my best. so if i can go for something better than warfarin, i'll do that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin. plus, it had significantly less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both. that's what i wanted to know. don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to, as stopping increases your risk of having a stroke. s can cause serious and, in rare cases, fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. while taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily. and it may take longer than usual for any bleeding to stop. seek immediate medical care for sudden signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. eliquis make increase your bleeding risk if you take certain medicines. tell your doctor about all planned medical or dental procedures. i may not be going for the big one, but i'm still going for my best.
4:21 am
plus less major bleeding. ask your doctor if switching to eliquis is right for you. you bought a wig, a jersey, and overpriced nachos... plus less major bleeding. ...don't let sinus symptoms bring you down now. get fast sinus relief with vicks sinex and get back in the game. sinex, the congestion, pressure, pain to clear your head... ...medicine. come on duck! (puppy barks) you can do it duck. hurry up duck! iams. helps keep your dog healthy at every stage. so you can always look forward to what's next. when cold and flu hold you back try theraflu expressmax, now in new caplets. it's the only cold & flu caplet that has a maximum strength formula with a unique warming sensation you instantly feel. theraflu. for a powerful comeback.
4:22 am
? time to check "the pulse" and if you don't like heights be happy you don't have to travel with this guy. >> yeah, so his latest adventure may actually make you turn your stomach there. the california man calls himself 8booth and posted this to youtube. yeah, look at it again, it shows a gopro view from the top of a newport beach building into newport harbor. if that's not scary enough he just missed a dock before hitting the water. his other jumps include a four-story leap into a swimming pool. >> he's upping the ante a little bit. the gopro makes everything look more dramatic than it is. >> okay, if you say so. >> but that's still not something that any of us --
4:23 am
and we'll watch them from the ground. the nominees for the rock & roll hall of fame's class of 2017. quite a few relatively new artists and some good old veterans as well. >> the list includes janet jackson who has been turned down in the past. >> yep. >> pearl jam and the late tupac shakur. this is the first year that tupac is eligible. if inducted he will become the sixth rapper or rap group to be honored. >> among some of the older names, zombies, joan baez, chic and journey. they'll be announced in december and inducted next april and hold a big concert at the barclays center. to be nominated it has to have been 25 years since your first album. >> which makes most of us feel really old when we think about those that we have been -- >> tupac. janet. >> feels like it's not that long but actually it's been a while.
4:24 am
favorite to announce. >> the candy's official name is m&ms caramel. yes. they are first soft and chewy style of m&ms ever produced. each candy is a soft caramel center covered in milk chocolate. >> the maker spent about $100 million building a new manufacturing site in kansas where these will be made. don't get too excited, though. though won't hit the market until next may.
4:25 am
cough this winter? you want tough love, mentholyptus halls with big time cooling flavor. or soft love. milder flavored honey halls with real honey. tough love. soft love. get the love you love. (war drums beating) fight heartburn fast. with tums chewy delights. the mouthwatering soft chew that goes to work in seconds to conquer heartburn fast. tum tum tum tum. chewy delights. only from tums. how do they make starburst taste so juicy? they use wicked small fighter jets to shoot the juiciness into every starburst. [ pilot ] it's about to get juicy. whoo! i feel so aliii... it takes guts.
4:26 am
if your sneezes are a force to be reckoned with... you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec? for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec? is different than claritin?. because it starts working faster on the first day you take it.
4:27 am
checking our top stories, donald trump and hillary clinton will face off in las vegas tonight in their third and final debate. as trump continues to complain about the possibility of a rigged election, a new poll shows clinton with a six-point lead. reports this morning that isis is using iraqi civilians as protection in the fight over mosul. there's word some are being sent towards buildings targeted for air strikes by coalition forces. a student is in crital the parking lot of a san francisco high school. three other students were also hurt. now police are searching for the gunman. taking a look at today's weather, rain in the northwest and the northern plains. thunderstorms from texas all the way to the great lakes and more record-breaking highs today along the east coast. 78 in boston. when is the last time you saw that in october? >> i know. finally more from last night's big event at the white house where they appreciated the warm weather, i'm sure. president obama called his last
4:28 am
moment. >> he said with italy's leader in town that they saved the best more last. details on the entire star-studded evening now from arlette saenz. >> salute. cheers. >> reporter: for one night everyone was italian at the white house from the lawmakers. >> for tonight only i pronounce my name cannoli tonight, not connolly. >> reporter: to the hollywood stars. >> we're jews but identify as italian. we spend a lot of time traveling in italy and we almost exclusively go out for italian food. >> reporter: the obamas hosted one final state dinner honoring italian prime minister >> michelle and i are thinking of this as a typical italian dinner surrounded by family and great friends, paesans and pasta. >> reporter: but this was anything but a typical dinner. ? ooh ? >> reporter: gwen stefani belted
4:29 am
? i could be your favorite girl ? >> reporter: one guest even hoped for a presidential dance-off. >> i hope there's some dancing. there's some good music played. the recurring dance battle me and the president have had going on for a knew years. >> reporter: other stepped up their fashion game. >> she is wearing armani and i'm tom ford so we're trying to be italian. >> reporter: racing legend mario andretti donned these racing themed socks while frank ocean sported a pan of vans then a >> who are you wearing? >> i honestly have no idea. but i just ripped it, whatever it was. >> reporter: and though this was his final state dinner president obama wasn't quite ready to say arrivederci. >> in the immortal words of a great italian-american, yogi berra, it ain't over until it's over. >> reporter: arlette saenz, abc news, the white house. you can never go wrong with a yogi berra quote.
4:30 am
a baby nearly taken in seconds, all caught on camera. a shoo fired on the du campus. know this morning. we're in every green this morning where parents and former faculty are planning a rally after six of them were fired yesterday. the wildfire burning in pueblo, still 0 containment. >> more than 16,000 have burned and five homes destroyed. >> the colorado national guard has been brought in to help.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on